2pm: Hey, these edits are going really well. I should be all done by 7ish.
5pm: Awesome, only a few more changes to enter from my printout to the file.
6pm: Yay, all done. I just have to read through the changes to make sure I didn't make a typo.
7pm: Dinner was delicious. Now, off to read
8pm: Hmm...this scene doesn't quite read right. *makes note to go over it one more time*
9pm: This other scene needs a bit of smoothing, and I think there might be a small continuity issue. *note, note*
10pm: *obsessively working on scenes*
11pm: Need to double check this research fact.
12pm: *obsessively working on scenes*
12.30am: See above.
1am: Realize I am likely the only one who will ever notice this one thing, but I must fix it or it will drive me insane for eternity.
1.15am: Hey, I like that. That works really well. Happiness.
1.30am: Brain to self - it's time to let go. It really is. You're happy, remember?
1.40am: Self to brain - I think I should do another read to quadruple check everything.
1.45am: Brain to self - send it. Also you're starving.
1.50am: Self to brain - just one more read to make sure the changes I've made don't impact on later scenes.
1.51am: Brain to self - just one more.
1.55am: Hey, scene actually does work great. I'll just fix this little thing here, and this other little tiny word here and...hey, didn't I just change this sentence back to how it was half an hour ago? I think it's time to stop and let it go.
1.57am: Brain to self - I'm not saying a word...
2am: Yay, I sent it! And I'm so starving.
Here endeth your insight into the mind of a certain writer.